Big Circle Dance

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Big Circle Dance

Big circle, all facing inwards, alternate man, lady around the room.
A1 All Advance and Retire
Again
Whole circle hands joined takes 4 bouncy steps towards centre of circle and 4 steps backwards.
Repeat
A2 Ladies Advance and Retire
Men Advance and Retire
Ladies only in and out, men clap
Men only in and out, ladies clap, men return to a new partner, the lady who was on their left.
B1 Spin New Partner All  Short Arm spin
B2 PromenadeReform circle Promenade hold, man slightly behind lady, men’s right arm behind lady’s back, hands joined at shoulder height, ladies left in front of man, right hand to right, left to left
Promenade for count of 12 then reform circle. Ladies finishing on man’s right, having progressed one place.
32 bar tunes AABB This is the 2nd part of the Circassian Circle

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